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Identity

How LGBTQ+ Rights, ERA, and Congregations Are Collaborating in a Minnesota Network

A trans refuge network is in process in Minnesota to help people move to safety, involving trauma-informed teammates. 

Something Bigger Than Myself: Emily Boyajian Talks With Mikey Marget

"The identity question is tough, because it’s not just one thing."

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Hard-hatted woman

"I wondered, 'where can I shine?' I believe you create your own destiny. I decided to use my bilingual skills."

‘Our hip, cool nun’

It would be 57 years before Sister Justina found out her birth name and learned why her mother abandoned her in a basket outside an orphanage.

The political is personal

Juliana Hu Pegues' political involvement and cultural identity have informed her work from the beginning

Hmong family memoir

Kao Kalia Yang writes down her story "My impatient heart…

2007 Changemaker: Lauretta Dawolo

The KFAI Youth News Initiative brought 10 girls of color into the studio to produce their own stories.

2007 Changemaker: Pakou Hang

"We will never win if we don't run. We have to try."

Is women’s studies still relevant?

Founded in the late '60s, the academic discipline of women's studies has now expanded to include gender and sexuality studies as well as racism, environmental equity and peace studies. With all these changes ... is women's studies still relevant?

Accidental American

"I didn't know what asylum meant, but I felt it had to be better than war."

Adventurous entrepreneur

Luisa Fuentes-Tuel is an immigrant, mother and businesswoman who’s proud of her Peruvian roots

Voices from the shadows

Mona Smith uses the spirit of ancient American Indian storytelling to tell “video poems”

Transgendered among us

The struggle for acceptance challenges mainstream ideas of gender, identity and even feminism

Schools to take next step toward inclusive curricula

"More than 15 years ago, the state issued guidelines for correcting racial and gender inequalities in school curricula." ... This was published in a Minnesota Women's Press story in August 1989. That means we have intended to correct this issue since 1974.